AAG to Participate in Conference on Exporting Opportunities for U.S. Surveyors
September 30, 2013
The Association of American Geographers will be a participating organization at “Geospatial and Engineering International Conference: Entering and Expanding Global Business Opportunities,” November 13-14, 2013, at the Westin Hotel in Alexandria, Va. AAG members will qualify for a special registration discount.
The conference will feature agencies and organizations that finance, procure, coordinate, and manage geospatial and engineering projects outside the United States with presentations on their programs, budgets, requirements, and procurement procedures. Agencies that assist U.S. companies with exporting will inform firms of services available to assist with expansion into the global market.
Private sector professionals experienced in international business will share best practices and lessons learned. The conference will also include unique teaming, partnering and networking opportunities. Session topics will be geared toward firms that are new to exporting and those who seek to expand their international portfolio. Participating agencies, speakers and sponsors will be announced at a later date and time. Interested professionals can sign up to receive email information on the conference website, www.geointernational.org.
About the Association of American Geographers
The Association of American Geographers (AAG) is a professional and scholarly association representing leading practitioners, educators, and researchers in geography from more than 60 countries. International members make up 25 percent of its membership, and international attendees represent one-third of those participating in the AAG Annual Meeting.
The AAG has played a lead role in a wide variety of international programs and activities – including in developing regions – and its leaders, staff, and members are available to support and engage with federal agencies and the private sector on education, research, sustainable development, and capacity building projects. The AAG has a successful history of collaboration with the U.S. and other national governments; leading international organizations and NGOs; and big and small businesses in the United States and abroad. The AAG also sponsors international workshops and specialty conferences, and conducts research programs on a wide range of geographical topics.